New concern at PSG. Kylian Mbappé did not participate in collective training for the capital club on Wednesday. His presence for the reception of Reims, Sunday, at the end of the 22nd day of Ligue 1, is uncertain.
The Parisian striker suffers from pain in the left adductor and remained in treatment. “A point will be made on Friday to judge the evolution,” said the capital club in a press release. This point should determine whether he can hold his place on the lawn of the Parc des Princes for the arrival of the Champagne club. A package would be a blow for the current championship leader.
The medical point @Wait
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The French international is the strong man of the Parisian club this season. In the league, he scored 10 goals in 19 games and delivered 8 assists. Performances that make him the most decisive player in Ligue 1 ahead of Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco) and Gaëtan Laborde (Rennes).
But Paris should be able to count on the return of Lionel Messi. Affected by the Covid-19 during the truce, the sevenfold Argentine Golden Ball resumed training with the group on Tuesday and should be at the disposal of Mauricio Pochettino. Keylor Navas, whose test turned out to be negative, will resume adapted training this Thursday.
For his part, Neymar, who is recovering from his ankle injury, must resume racing at the start of next week and could return to competition at the end of the month against Nice in the Coupe de France (January 31) or the following week during the trip to Lille in the league (February 6). In any case, optimism is in order for it to be ready for the 8th.e first leg of the Champions League against Real Madrid (February 15).